Known as the “silent killer,” carbon monoxide cannot be smelled, tasted, or seen—but high concentrations of this deadly gas in your home can quickly become fatal. So how can you protect yourself against it?
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If you’re thinking of moving, you’re not alone! Americans have been relocating in record numbers, with the majority fleeing large, densely populated cities and seeking a lower cost of living, an improved quality of life, and more space for their families. However, the move itself—usually a time of distraction, stress, and loosely controlled chaos—can be risky for your possessions and valuables. Here’s how to make sure your things are protected.
Online shopping is more popular than ever before—it’s a convenient way to get what we need while saving time and money. And in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, online shopping is also undoubtedly a safer option. But as the number of deliveries increases, package theft is also on the rise. So how can you protect yourself from “porch piracy”?
Each year, 150,000 home fires begin in the same place: the kitchen. More fires begin here, in the heart of the home, than in any other room.
If you or a loved one have experienced age-related mobility or cognitive changes, you’ve probably started thinking about how to alter your home and lifestyle. While you’re focused on creating an accessible and safe living environment, don’t overlook adaptations that should be made to your home security.
Massachusetts recently achieved a remarkable milestone: 2020 was the state’s first year on record where no children died in fires. Children are typically at an increased risk of dying in home fires, so this news is especially encouraging. According to the state fire marshal, several changes contributed to the decrease in deaths—learn about these factors and make sure your family is protected, too.
Alarms of Berkshire County has earned the Underwriters Laboratory (UL) Listing in three categories. See our updated UL certificate and learn more about what these standards mean for you.
Bells and baubles, bows and boughs—’tis the season for all the decorations that bring Christmas cheer to your home! Unfortunately, this is also the season for the highest risk of residential fires. Learn how to protect your home and family with our safe decorating tips.
In 2020, we spent more time in our own homes than ever before. Working remotely has become the “new normal” for millions of people, and distance learning from the kitchen table has taken the place of the classroom for many students. How does this dramatic increase in time at home impact your safety and security?
What does your current bedtime routine include? Maybe a cup of tea, an episode of a favorite TV show, and brushing your teeth before tucking in? But something is missing here: home security. If you’ve ever laid awake wondering if you’ve locked the back door or closed the garage, this post is for you. We’ll show you how to integrate security into your routine and keep your home and family safer.